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to work. >>> the fbi is in charge of finding more victims of the "speed freak killers" and today agents are digging a new well. ktvu's ken pritchett is there tonight with how the fbi says they will do this the right way. ken? >> reporter: many were critical of the sheriff's department which water in charge of excavating a well last year. they did find remains but they were badly damaged and many blames the techniques that were used. the fbi says on the new well it will be different. >> reporter: you can see the fbi preparing the dig site, the excavation of a abandon well. >> this may take 2-3 weeks. >> reporter: six months of investigation led them to this well, including a visit by wesley shermantine in the fall. wesley shermantine and loren herzog are believed to have killed dozens of women. loren herzog killed himself. wesley shermantine led investigators to this well. excavated in february by the sheriff's department. remains of three women were found. two were identified but the bones were badly damaged by earth moving equipment. she was critical of the techniques used and welcomed
just learned, good afternoon, ken. >> reporter: good afternoon, the fbi wrapped up a briefing in sacramento and what we have learned is that the fbi is now in charge of this search and the potential for digging began this morning. we are now red -- >> we are now ready to begin save excavation in the rural agricultural land of california. >> reporter: this new well site is near the well which was excavated by the san joaquin county sheriff's department. that yielded three people's bones and a fetus. they believe the killers were loren joseph herzog and wesley howard shermantine and they believe loren joseph herzog started to talk when he was in communication with the authorities. the different set of remains is still a mystery and wesley howard shermantine was escorted from death row to the linden area back in the fall. the goal is to eliminate and recover remains and no particular individual is associated with this site. to be clear we only know that this may contain remains. >> reporter: this well is 50 feet deep and the fbi expects they will be able to dig five feet a day an
's statement and as well as a link to the route on www.ktvu.com. look under today's hot topics. >>> the fbi is taking over the job of finding victims of the "speed freak killers." the excavation of a well last year uncovered a thousand bones and the remains of three victims. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us live with what the fbi announced today. >> reporter: today the fbi announced they are excavating a new well and we are a mile from that location right now as we zoom in. you can see how the machinery perhaps and the trucks there by the fbi where they were on that site today. this new well outside of linden is a quarter of a mile from the first well that was located last year, that as promised contained human remains. >> reporter: the fbi says the well is 50 feet deep and barely visible from the service. he says the well was identified after more than six months of investigation. >> information that has been supplied to the fbi by our local and state law enforcement organizations and interviews we had with wesley shermantine himself. >> reporter: wesley shermantine was brought to this area i
th. i'm gasia mikaelian, and this is bay area news at 7:00. the fbi is taking the lead tonight in the search for more possible victims. today fbi teams began excavating an abandoned well near the small town in lyn don. authorities education courted one of the speed freak killers from death row to that area and he pointed out the well as a spot where more human remains could be found. the fbi says it is not looking for any one victim in particular. >> no particular individual is associated with this site. to be clear, we only know that this may contain remains. >> the fbi -- fbi is taking over the search following criticism of the san joaquin county sheriff's office handling. the remains of two women were identified and no identity has been determined for a third set of remains. a bay area mother is waiting anxiously as that well is being excavated. wondering if her daughters' remains are at the bottom of that well. >> mckayla garrett's mother read me those words today her nine-year-old daughter wrote more than 24 years ago. early sharon found the paper in a book after a strange
last february near the town of linden. now for the first time, fbi technicians are taking over from san joaquin sheriff's deputies, >> i can tell you we have the best doing this excavation. kron4's j-r stone is standing by with more from linden. >> reporter: p.m., i am standing in the exact same spot as i was, last year, pam. you can see it in the distance the silhouette, of the equipment. >> we are now working to begin a careful, methodical and save excavation of the well site and that agricultural land. >> reporter: and with that the fbi went to work in search of human remains that may have been dumped here by death row inmate wesley shermantine or the late convicted killer loren herzog? >> there is no certainty. however, there is no guarantee. >> reporter: in the distance you can see the backhoes being used. authorities have closed off a nearby road in this rural section of joaquin county. this is the closest to the search site we can get. those with the fbi say it will likely take two to three weeks to excavate this well. >> this is nearly 50 ft. deep. we might not be able to get ju
. as f-b-i investigators continue to dig up another site. for remains of possible victims of the so-called "speed freak killers." we have reaction on the revelation tonight from michaela garecht's mother. >> i do have a sense of relief. that is not micheala reverses' still hope. and- that perhaps there is still hope and i can still go on a living the way i have been for the last 24 years, which is still continue to look for her. ".looking for her" >> pam: garecht was only 9 - years old when she was kidnapped outside a grocery store in hayward back in 1988. meanwhile, the search for victims of the speed freak killers continues in linden. so far no human remains have been found. there is a major setback. the f-b-i says the well is deeper than they originally thought it was. they have yet to reach the bottom of the well. once they get to the bottom then they will start the process of hand sifting through the well to see if there are any human remains. we have seen the end to the rainfall with a spotty shower activity off shore. that will continue to be the case. that snowfall through t
on the abandoned well which is at the center of the f-b-i search. >> the fbi will bring its local, state, but international resources necessary. >> reporter: this area have been cleared with a 10-15 the area ought to be used to search for bones. people in the area of reacted. >> i do not want to waste my breath. somebody so disgusting that was in this area when i did live here. >> reporter: the fbi saying that it used test equipment to go into the ground but had not reached the bottom of the well. however, by friday, they reached at at 200 ft. on thursday --. and a special equipment or half to be brought in. >> now it is friday. are five days into this. the fbi says it will take a few days to get that water out. then they'll put their camera down the well to see what's inside.finally after those two steps they will start sifting for human remains. obviously lots of work to be done. j.r. stone kron 4 news. after the break. >> pam: a look inside boeing's 787 dreamliner jumbo jet. which touched down in san jose this morning. q x >> pam: the suspect in the colorado movie theatre shooting wo
joaquin county sheriff's department. >> the sheriff's department asked the fbi to come in to take full commanding control. fbi does have full command and control. >> the family of the recovered bone fragsments could solve this kaichls she disappeared from a store in 1988. >> the u.s. supreme court has set a date now to take up two same-sex marriage issues. the high court hearing oral arguments march 26th and federal constitutional challenge of prop 8, ban on same-sex marriage. it was aflufd 2008. the next day, court will hear a challenge to the constitutionality of the federal defense of marriage act, banning federal benefits to married same-sex couples. >> coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00 a rare protest over a newspaper sensorship. >> also a close call on a peninsula today. >> a bike shop using wheels to send children with aids to summer camp. abc 7 news >>> two people escaped after a small plane rolled off the runway at san carlos airport. we captured video over a levy. you can see from sky 7, the plane's nose gear ended up at the edge of the bay. the aircraft registered to a man in s
blamed overcrowding for violations of inmate rights. >> the f.b.i. is expected to resume excavating a well in a search for victims of the speed freak killers. agents are taking over the search at the qualify the sheriff. heavy machinery will be used to cover soil but most digging is done by hand. the remains of five people have been found in the area, all believed victims of two men on a killing spree in the 1980's and 1990's. the family of a nine-year-old girl is waiting to see if this could solve her case. >> the san francisco sheriff will broaden a search for a missing 23-year-old. the son walked out of the house and disappeared. abc7 news reporter has more from santa cruz. >> the last time anyone saw 23-year-old alexander fossgreen it was 4:00 a.m. on friday morning. the father say he walked out of the bedroom because the tv was too loud. >> he calmly turned the volume down and went back inside. >> a search party combed the trails of the redwood state park where he enjoys hiking near the home in scotts valley but the sheriff say they have in solid information to suggest he went
about the man who replaced him. >>> the fbi said the well about to be excavateicide deeper than nilsy -- excuvaded is deeper than initially thought. fbi officials thought they would be bigging 50 feet but real -- digging 50 feet but realized it would be more like 200 feet. >>> school shooter left a high school student wounded. a male student opened fire at 9:00 a.m. this morning at taft high school. a 16-year-old boy was wounded. he was airlifted to a hospital where he remains in critical condition. the shooter was arrested and all schools in the area were put on lock down. >>> schools around the bay area are putting a new focus on safety for more training to locking classroom doors. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live with the new and simple steps being considered. >> reporter: many agree no single step will be enough. we found districts have already made big changes. >> we are just going over all of our practices. >> reporter: we were with the superintendent as she checked to see if teachers were following new marching orders. locking all classroom doors during the school day. this one wa
been recovered but it has been a very busy week. this is how it all happened according to the fbi. they would be searching an abandoned well associated with the speed freak killers. this 10 x 13 area was cleared. wednesday, they announced that they were going to go into 75 ft. in the ground. late thursday, they announced that they hit the bottom and thatthis year, the f.b.i has taken over the case. and is day five of this search and there is still lots of work to be done pam when it comes to looking for victims of these guys.the speed freak killers. at this point no human remains have been recovered but it has been a busy week. >> pam: a second person has now been sentenced in a richmond gang- rape case which made national headlines. ari morales - who was sixteen at the time of the crime - will spend 27 -years behind bars. police say, morales, along with five others, sexually assualted a teen girl outside a homecoming dance back in 2009. four other suspects have yet to stand trial. morales accepted a shorter sentence in exchange for a guilty plea. >> pam: several people were taken
the store. >> the f.b.i. is planning to excavate a well in central california where bone fragments connected to a northern california disappearance were found. this is in linden, an investigation scene since two convicted killers told the sheriff deputies where victims were disposed. the so-called speed freak killers convicted of serial murders from the 80's and in knew's, and nine-year-old michaela disappeared from a gracery store in 1998 and the family is waiting to see if d.n.a. recovered from the bone fragments could solve their case. >> oakland lawmaker take steps to tighten sales of ammunition in the state. assembly woman of the state joined a host others to introduce state bill ab48, that regulates all ammunition sales and require those who buy it to show identification. it would also ban conversion kits. >> the kits that allow you to convert a weapon to be able to shoot bullets fast without reloading. that's another thing that this bill does, eliminates that. >> oakland mayor also spoke to the ground. the bill requires ammunition dealers to be licensed and they be required to report
's disappearance after vanishing outside a grocery store in november of 1998. the f.b.i. is holding a news conference in sacramento with an update on future excavation of a well site in the central valley town. her mother believes d.n.a. test could show bone fragments linked to the so-called speed freak killers. >> from silicon valley, to a communist capital the chairman of mountain view google is headed to north korea. who is not happy about the trip? >> the united states state department is criticizing the chairman's time after a controversial rocket launch. but the delegation is saying this trip was planned and he just want as look at north korea's economy and social media. we have video that came to the newsroom an hour ago from the korean central news agency. he and former new mexico governor richardson landed in pyongyang 1:00 o'clock a.m. our time and will be there for four days. richardson travels to north korea frequently but schmidt's participation is drawing speculation what he hopes to accomplish. richardson defends the trip as a "private humanitarian mission." >> schmidt is a
the fbi about thiscase. >>> one of the most dangerous intersections tee signed to make it safer. >>> it looks like it is beginning to slow down coming into concord and we will have more coming up, stay tuned. a . >>> breaking news, a warehouse fire in berkeley and we are not sure what the specific street is but this is on the east side of interstate 80 in the warehouse district there and we are trying to get more information and again this is coming in as reported from the berkeley fire department and smoke was seen and we will have more coming up on this story. >>> coming up at 6:45 san jose is investigating an overnight stabbing. according to police a man was in front of his apartment when another man drove up smashed his car window and tabbed his twice and police believe it was gang related. >>> a man is accused on hitting her on fire. she has life-threatening burns. and at 10:00, president barack obama will nominate chuck hagel as his new secretary of defense and some are opposing him saying he is anti-israel. >>> many get back to work with the new democratic super majority
disgusting. i can get is great the fbi is here. >> they should really tissue to skip this over with for the families. they are still clearing the topsoil and the painstaking process of digging by hand i will continue to check but the fbi as soon as we get more updates. reporting, scott rates, kron 4. >> the fluke season. it is still very active. h3n2 people that already gotten the flu shot are still even getting sec. >> people that never gotten the vaccine are even getting the flu-- >> it will take mid- december-march with the peak in the second portion of january which is right where we are coming up. grant, the impact of the--4 season. >> reporter: with 40 states, the brown have widespread flu activity. 18 children have died! this is categorized as regional. we are knowing that it is spreading. this is not nearly as bad. as the other states. in new york state they are up 169%. non critical had to send to other hospitals. this flu season is likely to be the worst the we have seen the last decade. the major changes to yosemite national park. and today, the release plans to clos
. now the f.b.i has taken over and they're searching a new well. kron-4's j-r stone is here with the story. the this is a link to wesleyan shermantine.. with a major setback the bottom of the well has been reached. at 200 ft. below the surface that is where they have not found any human remains. with to wondered feet deep is a huge blow to the fbi. 2 1/3 feet deep, they thought that this was only 50 ft. deep. now, they've already gone 200 ft. deep. there is now, water at the bottom of the wealth that has to be drained. to trade that, that-water at the bottom. but more drain efforts is going to even be more expensive. but it is likely going to go up with this well is four times deeper than they are rigidly in thought. once they clear that out they can see what they thought that it was four times deeper than they are were originally thought but that could take several more days. at this point, we are not even talking about sifting for human remains. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >> more developing news tonight. new information tonight about damage to the bay bridge after that tank
:56. the search for victims of two serial killers in san joaquin county has taken a new turn. what the fbi is doing after getting new information. >> reporter: later this morning, coast guard investigators will be sitting down to interview the pilot at the controls of an oil tanker that struck the bay bridge yesterday. the scrutiny he's facing and what we've learning about his past. >> reporter: and we're live in antioch after a store clerk is beat up after an attempted robbery. we'll tell you what they were looking for when "mornings on 2" continues. [ male announcer ] subway has so many heart-healthy and delicious meals certified by the american heart association. look for the heart check on your favorite subway fresh fit meals, from the tempting turkey breast & black forest ham with spinach to the protein-rich roast beef, and more. all five grams of fat or less. try 'em with juicy, ripe tomatoes, cool cucumbers or crisp green peppers. start your new year right with a heart-healthy meal at your neighborhood subway today. subway. eat fresh. ♪ ♪ conquer dinner. one cut of meat at a tim
and the fbi is a need to the wells in linden. the tories are really thought the well was around 50 ft. deep and yesterday discovered the well as extra around 200 ft. deep. the fbi says the plant today to just 5 ft. a day. within it that the dictator of 40 days to reach the bottom. the man accused >> the man accused of shooting and killing 12 people and wounding 70 others at a colorado movie theater will go to trial. he has to be arraigned later today but his attorneys have filed papers saying is not ready the enter a plea. they're expected that asked for a delay and hope that a plea deal will be reached and the case stemmed white elite the expense of an emotional trial. >> as all turned out last night and martine as as contra costa county fire officials talk to residents about the closure of fire station 12. as a instead to close on tuesday along with three others in walnut creek lafayette and clayton. the closers expected to save the district about $1.6 million a year. at least one more fire station is slated to close in july. last night fire officials assert residents and martine as they
victims of the so-called speed-free killer. the fbi is now leading the excavation of an old well located on a farm outside of lynn deny. the site is near another abandoned well where four bodies were found nearly a year ago. authorities believe those bodies are linked to herzog and wesley sherman time. herzog committed suicide while sherm shermantine is on pin row. >> a combination of efforts, a collaboration of investigative techniques the fbi has been using the last five or six months, information that's been supplied to the fbi by our local and state law enforcement organizations and, of course, interviews we've had with them. >> investigators say it will take about three weeks to hand sift through about 50 feet of soil. >> oakland's first homicide victim of the year is a teenaged boy. police say he was shot and killed around 1:00 this afternoon while sitting in a parked car. this happened at a parking lot near the intersection of hagen berger and hamilton. detectives are not releasing the boy's age or name. last year particularly violent in oakland, as you've heard, 131 people killed
into an s-u-v and drove off. the woman was not seriously hurt. >> the f-b-i continuing to search an abandoned well in linden for potential victims of the so-called speed freak killers. today they discovered the well which they thought was 50-feet deep. turned out to be 200-feet deep. no signs of human remains have been found. >> cal-trans and the c-h-p are asking for 31-million dollars to install a network of security cameras on the new eastern span of the bay bridge. the bay area toll authority had originally alloted 8- million dollars for the system. experts say the bridge needs the system because it's viewed as a potential terrorist target. much like the golden gate bridge. >> the bay area is in for another night of freezing temperatures. this is video today of snow dusting the peak at mount hamilton in the south bay. from our helicopter partnership with abc-7 news.. how cold will it get? jacqueline bennett is back with another look at the forecast. >> jacqueline: catherine, that system from yesterday still cross some cold temperatures. the shower activity is on the coastal ar
released because of lack of evidence. now the suspect had been questioned by the fbi in the presence of a judge last month. reportedly he posted reports shortly after this attack on the consulate. >>> fired on nato and afghan troops killing one british soldier which happened in the most violent prove fins in the -- providence in the country. officials say the number of insider attacks has increased dramatically in reason months. >> the colorado movie theater massacre will be back in court if his case heads to trial. it was an emotional day in court as they testified as officers broke down in tears as they recalled the horrific scene on july 20thth when 12 people were killed and 20 others injured. the hearing is expected to last until friday. >>> four people are recovering this morning after they got hurt when four people crashed into a livermore hospital. it was outside the strings cafe and that the car was actually in reverse. it plowed slew the dining room and out the back of the restaurant. one person suffered a broken leg and three others received minor injuries. >>> gearing up f
in colorado, to connecticut. the f.b.i. reports a record 2.8 million background checks of would be gun buyers in 2012, a 49 percent increase in one year with new regulations on the horizon some stores can not keep up with demand. >> i told 300 guns in 2 1/2 weeks. we figured out every 15- to 20-minutes someone came in to buy a gun. >> at 10:10 tucson residents will ring bells to remember the shooting. reporting live from washington, dc, for abc news. >> this could be a symbol of resilt conference but not everyone was happy with the visit to connecticut. who was upset? >> that is right. a connecticut state representative posted on facebook page, gabrielle giffords should stay out. she later clarified saying she didn't mean to be sentencive to gabrielle giffords but she didn't want anyone to exploit the elementary school shooting for political purposes. her words. >> thank you from washington, dc >> a lawsuit filed by a former suspect in the giants fan beating case has been thrown out after a beating outside dodgers stadium in 2011. he was cleared of the attack saying his rights were violated w
client has been released because of lack of evidence. the suspect had been questioned by the fbi in the presence of a judge last month. reportedly he posted reports on social media shortly after the attack when the consulate began. >>> they fired on afghan troops killing one british shoulder and it happened in the most violent province in the country. they fired at british and insider troops in afghanistan and it has increased dramatically in reason months. >>> the new board of supervisors will be sworn in. there was a victory party in chinatown last night for one of the newly elected supervisors. he brings asians to a record 5 out of the 11 seats. now the other new supervisor is london breed and her experience growing up in the public housing in san francisco gives her a unique understanding about the city's most poor residents. >>> and swearing in ceremonies were held also for the new city attorney and four board of education directors. mayor jean quan called them a progressive green city. >>> they have been covering a few things and now there is a problem in oakland. >>> north
is the only suspect is facing attempted murder charges including arson. >> the fbi is set to offer an update on its plans to ask of a well site in central california linked to to serial killers known as the speed freak killers. >> wesley shermantine and loren herzog were dubbed speed freak killers after a party say they went on a mess induced killing rampage in the '80s and '90s. >> both were convicted of norris' killings. >> occurs all clear commit suicide. >> they're of a well locations where he moraihuman remains were said to be able to be found. >> the san walking county sheriff's officers were criticized after last year's surge. they said the heavy machinery may have mixed a child to make of that two other victims. >> when he bought that bic crane out there i did not pay that much attention. experts in that field say you cannot do it with a black holcack, that would not w. you would have to almost as a debate with a kitchen spoon. >> that was j.r. stone reporting. >> the fbi is expected to discuss the latest in the search and release details on a bone fragment that was filed to a missin
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will be searched for again. the fbi is focusing on a 50- foot well not too far from where 1,000 bones were found. >> this well site is 50 feet deep. as i said earlier, we may only be able to excavate five feet each day so we are going to do a methodical careful search. >> feds took over the investigation from the san joaquin county sheriff's department after it was criticized for mishandling the operation. >>> a woman is under arrest in southern california after the death of a 2-year-old girl who ate chili powder in apple valley just north of san bernardino. sheriff's deputies went to a home sunday and found a toddler suffering from a seizure. she later died at the hospital. an autopsy is planned to find out what role the chili powder played in the girl's death. she was the daughter of the woman's boyfriend. >>> some developing news now out of australia. firefighters are battling scores of wildfires across the southeast. to make matters worse, they are facing blistering temperatures and high winds. national parks have been evacuated. about 100 people are mis
which is the center of fbi search. >> five days of work and sti no hithe fbi says it will take a few days to get all the water out of the well. they plan on putting a camera in the will to see what is inside of it. they ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> after 11 years, the u.s. war in afghanistan is winding down. ahead of schedule. president obama says of the time is right to let afghan soldiers do their own for 18. if the president met with afghan president's at the white house on friday. they agree that the u.s. troops would start to leave the country in larger numbers starting this spring. american troops will remain in a support role. but obama says that the u.s. war in the country will be over by next year. >> for a second day, protesters and pakistan are using the bodies of people killed in an explosion to block a main road. the protesters are demanding better security in the wake of thursday's attack. twi
of the retired fbi agent kidnapped in iran in 2007 while on a business trip. now, the wife of 64-year-old robert levinson is releasing these photos, hoping. pub policety will raise awareness -- hoping the publicity will raise awareness. he's wearing a mock prison uniform and holding a series of crimes. officials suspect the iranian government is behind these photos. there's a $1 million reward for information that will bring him home. >>> the u.s. army private accused of sending thousands of documents to wikileaks could have a reduced sentence. a judge ruled that bradley manning was illegally punished in a military prison and should get 112 days removed from any prison sentence he gets if convicted. a judge said authorities went too far in confining him to a windowless cell for 23 hours a day for nine months. he faces charges of aiding the enemy and that is a life sentence. >>> joe biden will meet with gun safety and victims' groups regarding gun control. he's meeting with the nra tomorrow. as kyla campbell reports, not everyone accepted an invitation to the meeting. >> reporter: walmart officia
from outside a grocery store in hayward in 1998. the f.b.i. in sacramento is holding a news conference at 10:00 to provide an update regarding future excavation of well site. test could show a bone fragment linked to the speed freak killer could show what happened to her daughter. the serial killers dumped their killers in a well during that time period she disappeared. >> someone committed the first murder of the year in san jose. a man was found shot to death in the driveway of a home yesterday. police say the victim was an hispanic man in his 30's who lived at the home. people inside told the officers they did not hear anything. no word on a possible motive for the shooting or on any suspects. >> a berkeley assembly woman is tightening the sales of ammunition in california in the aftermath of the connecticut school tragedy. she will introduce bill 48, that requires people to show identification before buying ammunition which would have to be bought from a licensed dealer and all sales are reported to the department of justice. it would ban kits that allow ammunition clips to be conv
to do. >> the fbi detailed the set up of booby traps found inside holme's apartment. from trip wires and napalm set to start a fire. and a triggering device tied to a remote control left know. a toy car outside of the apartment. a radio set to blast music placed next to that remote so someone would pick it up. agent gumbener said it was supposed to get law enforcement to send resources to his apartment instead of the theater leaving questions about the possible insanity defense. >> nobody has a mental illness segt up apartment to blow up before they were going to go in to shoot a bunch of people. >> holmes attorney says if any law stops a mentally ill person from buying explosives or guns. the answer was no. >> more than four years after getting a government bailout, aig is now considering suing the u.s. government. reports indicate aig may join a lawsuit claiming the bailout is unconstitution skbral cheated share holders out of billions in profits. aig board meets wednesday to decide whether to join that lawsuit. aig received a $182 billion bailout from the government and just ol ro
was trying to walk her through cpr. also today an fbi agent gave specific details about the booby trap found in james holmes' apartment, a labyrinth of wires, homemade napalm this week's hearing will determine if it there's enough evidence to go to trial. 25-year-old holmes accused of killing 12 people in a crowded colorado movie theater last july. a day of remembrance for the victims of another shooting massacre. today marked two years since the gunman opened fire at a tucson meet and greet event for then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. she and her astronaut husband used today to launch a new initiative to curb gun violence. the suspect jared loughner has been seven it tensed to life in preside prison. gun control front and center at the white house. the national rifle association was invited to meet with the obama administration on thursday including vice president joe biden. biden is heading an anti-gun violence task force in the wake of the newtown tragedy. the white house says the nra is one of many groups that will attend that meeting. >>> overseas, the only suspect jailed in connect
, the fbi is expected to tell us if new lieu man remains have been found near a well in san joaquin valley. bones and remains from at least three people havebeen found there. they were believed to be the victims of a convicted serial killer who gave the investigators a map to the burial site. police believe he and his childhood friend, who died last year, killed as many as 20 people in the 1980s and '90s. >>> 7:46. we now know the name of a man who was hit and killed last night on interstate 880 in oakland. the man's been identified as 44- year-old david myorga of san leandro. the chp says he crashed into the center divide near the high street exit around 7:45 last night. he then got out of his car and tried to run across four lanes of traffic. but he was hit by two cars and killed. the chp says the drivers who hit him stopped and tried to help. the cause of the original crash is being investigated. >>> a 22-year-old man was killed after a crash in san jose. police say the driver veered off the side of the road early yesterday morning. the car hit two light poles and flipped over. investig
testified 30 gunshots could be heard during the very first phone call. and an fbi agent showed the court photos from inside holmes' apartment and described how it was meticulously rigged to explode. the 25-year-old suspect is accused of murdering 12 people and wounding dozens more in the shooting rampage last july. >>> a problem tonight for the country's new potential cia director. john brennan is president obama's pick to be the next head of the cia but senator lindsey graham is threatening to delay brennan's confirmation until he gets answers about the deadly assault in libya that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans. the white house says the cia position is essential and needs to be filled without delay. >>> the san francisco board of supervisors has elected david chu president for a third term. the 42-year-old chu was reelected by his fellow supervisors in a unanimous vote. he appoints chairs, members of board committees and running the full board's regular meetings. each term is two years. >>> new at 6:00, the white house's top dru
in bathrooms. police say not clear when the robbers got away. >>> fbi specialists have reached the bottom of another well near linden in the search for more "speed freak" killer remains. officials expected to reach the bottom sooner but found the well was four times as deep as they initially thought. the bottom is covered with water and it sits more than 200 feet below the surface. csi teams will use a pump to remove the water and allow a camera to get a view around before digging any further. >>> california is steaming toward a budget surplus. and maybe for the foreseeable future. governor jerry brown releasing his $145 billion budget yesterday complete with an $851 million surplus. schools the big winner. k-12 and community colleges will get an extra $3 billion. medi-cal will get an extra $350 million. a billion will go into the rainy day fund. brown says the key now is to hold the line on spending. >> what i think is compassionate, what is good for the state of california, and what we can maintain over time instead of just enjoying a momentary high
of westly shermantine and lauren herr son. the fbi is focusing on a 50- foot well near where 1,000 bones were found. >> this well is approximately 50 feet deep. as i said earlier, we may only be able to excavate 5 feet each day. so we are going to do a very methodical and careful search. >> the feds took over the investigation from the san joaquin county sheriff's department after it was criticized for mishandling the operation. >>> the man accused of killing 7 people at oikos university last year is not fit to stand trial. yesterday, a judge ruled that this man, 44-year-old one goh is mentally incompetent. a psychologist said he is a paranoid schizophrenic and can't understand court proceedings. the criminal case is on hold indefinitely. his lawyers say he will be sent to napa state hospital for treatment. >>> and some other bay area headlines. teenaged boy is oakland's first homicide victim of 2013. he was found shot to death in a parked car near hegenberger road and hamilton vote yesterday afternoon. so far no arrests and no word on a motive. >>
. >> reporter: good morning. yeah. facebook now has an entire department made up of some former fbi agents whose sole job is to identify possible child porn images, tag them and then send them to organizations working with law enforcement. not an easy task when you consider that facebook users upload about 300 million pictures every day. but the social network is being aided by a technology called photo dna which can identify a known illegal image even if it's been edited or manipulated. there is sort of a digital fingerprint and it's immediately flagged when uploaded. once an image is identified it's forwarded to the national center for missing and exploited children and they pass tips to local law enforcement. according to this morning's "mercury news," the silicon valley internet crimes against children task force has received more than 1500 tips and that was for last year. back to you guys. >> thank you. kcbs radio's matt bigler, thank you. >>> 6:40. coming up the awards season officially upon us. some of the big winners from last night's golden g
that authorities say maicon taken human remains is a lot deeper than first thought. fbi agents are getting ready to dig up the well in the town of linden to look for more possible victims of the speed freak killers. yesterday agents determined the well is 200 feet deep. at first they thought it was 50 feet deep. special equipment reportedly will be brought into drain the well. that may take a few more days. >> happening now the cdc updating the flu season which is in full force. it's happening at a press conference in atlanta georgia and this as the cdc announced a shortage of the vaccine. that could be a problem since 20 children across the nation and two elderly people in california have died from the illness. between september and december more than 22,000 flu case was reported. the cdc said this season could be the worst in a decade. >> i have had asthma in the past and so i was high risk so i always got the flu shot. >> doctors say if you do get the flu shot it still takes two weeks for it to be effective. i have been meaning to get a shot but i don't have the time but i won't have time
in iran in 2007 during a business trip. the photos were sent to the former fbi agent's family back in 2011. they released them on tuesday. in them, he is dressed like a prisoner at guantanamo bay. iranian officials have denied knowing anything about levinson's disappearance, a claim that u.s. officials doubt. >>> a nightmare for boeing amid safety woes for the company's much anticipated dreamliner. nbc's ron mott has more from logan international airport in boston. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. double trouble for japan airlines and boeing over the past 48 hours here at logan as both companies investigate exactly what went wrong. two days in a row at boston's logan airport, a japan airline's jet has landed in the news. on tuesday, a new 787 full of passengers and already headed toward the runway had to turn back to the gate after pilots learned jet fuel, about 40 gallons, was spilling from the left tank on to the tarmac. monday, a different 787 parked at the gate following a flight emptied of passengers and crew began smoking. a fire down below that ntsb and boeing investi
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